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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY CEMETERY CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1381666

Location

BRIGHTON EXTRA MURAL CEMETERY CEMETERY CHAPEL, LEWES ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1999

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482029

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3205NW LEWES ROAD 577-1/23/381 (East side) Brighton Extra Mural Cemetery: cemetery chapel

GV II

Cemetery chapel. Mid-to-late C19. Dressed flint with Bath stone dressings, roof of slate with timber lantern. STYLE: Gothic. PLAN: All directions are ritual. Chancel and nave under a single roof, porte-cochere at west end, and north-east vestry. EXTERIOR: east end has 4-light window with curvilinear tracery,and there is a 3-light east window to the vestry; on the north and south sides the 3 westernmost windows are low and pointed-arched, the 4th on the south side is a former entrance under a tiny gable, now treated as a window, and the 4th bay on the north side is taken up by the vestry. At the west end is a porte-cochere to the full height of the building with pointed arches to either side and angle buttresses; the west front of the porte-cochere is pierced by a 5-light window with lights decreasing in size from the centre, a sexfoil window above and a lancet above that. The entrance to the body of the chapel is pointed-arched with decorative hinges to the doors. Lantern, square in plan and surmounted by a short spire, between chapel and porte-cochere. INTERIOR: a single space plus a vestry to ritual north-east; east end decorated with panelled dado incorporating a reredos and wooden altar; floor covered with encaustic tiles; roof of scissor trusses, the principal rafters decorated with bosses at wallplate; all windows filled with C19 stained glass. (Dale A: Brighton Cemeteries: Brighton: 1991-).



Listing NGR: TQ3245105844

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dale, A, Brighton Cemeteries, (1991)

National Grid Reference: TQ 32451 05844

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